You have no items in your shopping cart.

A Guide to Carbon Finance

A Guide to Carbon Finance

  • Author:
  • Publisher: Risk Books
  • ISBN: 9781906348205
  • Published In: April 2009
  • Format: Paperback
  • Jurisdiction: International ? Disclaimer:
    Countri(es) stated herein are used as reference only

List Price: HKD 4,107.50

HKD 3,984.28 Save HKD 123.22 (3%)

Delivery Time: around 2-3 weeks
Extra 2-10 working days if shipping address outside Hong Kong
Free delivery Hong Kong?
Hong Kong: free delivery (order over HKD 1000)
OR
  • Description 
  • Contents 
  • Author 
  • Reviews
  • Details

    A Guide to Carbon Finance expounds invaluable real-life insights into the scope and sources of the value chain within the world of carbon finance and carbon markets. Senior executives of global corporations and financial institutions will gain a critical grasp and improved understanding of each of the key elements of the carbonomics value chain – from originating of the carbon assets, to financing, structuring, investing, insuring and trading.

    This Executive Report is a guide to the new world of carbonomics – a world in which carbon has a price.

    This Executive Report is “Carbon 101” for those who need to know the ins and outs of carbon finance and the carbon markets. This concise executive report will enable you to quickly grasp the principles behind carbon finance and climate change allowing you to understand the financial implications and originate, finance, structure, invest, insure and trade products with a carbon angle through practical practitioner led guidance and case studies.

    By reading this concise Executive Report you will quickly get up-to-speed on this booming financial sector and its future prospects. A Guide to Carbon Finance will help you to answer the questions:

    • What is the international basis for the origination of carbon assets?
    • How do we originate and create carbon assets?
    • How are carbon mitigation and adaptation projects financed?
    • How to structure innovative deals in the carbon marketplace?
    • How do asset managers and corporations invest in the carbon space?
    • What insuring solutions are needed for the low carbon economy?
    • How and where can carbon assets be traded?

    Recommended reading for senior executives in investment banks and structured products, CEOs/CIOs of wealth managers, wealth management firms, hedge funds and trustees of pension funds. This is especially recommended reading for anyone hoping to take advantage of the boom in carbon finance, carbon trading, weather derivatives, clean tech, low carbon products, clean energy, green and environmental services and investments.


  • Foreword

    Alderman Ian Luder

     

    List of Abbreviations

    Glossary of terms

    1 Carbonomics – The New World of Carbon Finance

    Human Induced Climate Change is Real and Upon Us

    Impact on the Finance Sector

    Impact on the Insurance Sector

    Carbon as a Future Asset Class

    The Carbonomics Value Chain

    2 Origination

    Introduction

    What is a Carbon Asset?

    How Carbon Assets are Created (Through CDM and JI)

    Risks in the CDM Market

    Voluntary Carbon Market

    Conclusion

    3 Financing

    Introduction: Mitigation and Adaptation

    The Carbon Asset and Project Finance

    Financing Clean Tech Through Venture Capital

    Financing Adaptation

    Conclusion

    4 Structuring

    Introduction

    Carbon Facilities to Secure Carbon Assets

    Carbon Purchasing Pools or Buyers Pools

    The Growth of Carbon Funds

    Fixed-Income Bonds

    Catastrophe Bonds

    Conclusion

    5 Investing

    Introduction

    Role of Investor Groups and Reasons Why?

    Investing in Solutions to Climate Change

    Rise of “Green” Mutual Funds

    Investing by Hedge Funds

    Investing by Carbon Funds

    Investing by Businesses and Corporations to Face the

    Climate Challenge

    Potential Business Opportunity

    Concluding Remarks

    6 Insuring

    Introduction

    Adaptation

    Mitigation

    Role of Insurance Industry in Managing Climate

    Change Risks

    Weather Related Risks and Instruments

    Catastrophe Bonds

    CDM Insurance for Carbon Credits

    Conclusion

    7 Trading

    Introduction to Carbon Trading

    International Accords for Carbon Trading

    The EU Emissions Trading Scheme

    Spot Trading versus Auctions

    The Chicago Climate Exchange

    Kyoto Protocol – Post-2012

    Link between Carbon Price and Energy Commodities

    Conclusion

    8 Conclusion

    Investment Opportunities in Climate Change

  • Kenny Tang

    Kenny Tang is founder and chief executive officer of Oxbridge Capital and Oxbridge Weather Capital, leading experts in the waste, weather, low carbon, clean tech and climate change space. Kenny has postgraduate degrees from Jesus College at the Universities of Oxford and Cambridge, including a Doctorate in business administration (business strategy) from the Judge Business School. He is the Inaugural Professorial Fellow of The Future Leadership Institute (Wall Street Journal Europe).

    Dubbed as Asia’s Al Gore by leading global investment bank Merrill Lynch Asia Pacific and global strategy magazine Strategic Direction, Kenny has written on sustainability, climate change, clean tech, waste and green entrepreneurship for the Financial Times and Wall Street Journal. He is on the board of governors at the University of East London and also a visiting fellow/adjunct professor teaching on the world’s first MBA in strategic carbon management at the Norwich Business School (University of East Anglia).

    He sits on the Global Judging Panel of the Wall Street Journal’s Technology Innovation Awards and the Asian Wall Street Journal’s Asian Innovation Awards. He is a Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA) charter holder from the CFA Institute.

  • "Dr Tang’s Executive Report "A Guide to Carbon Finance – Carbonomics for a Credit Constrained World" provides welcome new thinking on the emerging sector of environmental finance and I am sure it will be of interest not just to industry professionals, but to the laymen who want to know more about this exciting new area of the Global Economy."

    Alderman Ian Luder

    The Rt. Hon the Lord Mayor of London

You may also be interested in these books:

Hong Kong Taxation and Tax Planning, 20th Edition
Hong Kong Taxation and Tax Planning, 20th Edition
HKD 385.00
Hong Kong Tax & Accounting Practical Toolkit (Basic Package)
Hong Kong Tax & Accounting Practical Toolkit (Basic Package)
HKD 3,300.00
The Hong Kong Company Secretary's Handbook: Practice and Procedure (11th Edition)
The Hong Kong Company Secretary's Handbook: Practice and Procedure (11th Edition)

List Price: HKD 535.00

HKD 518.95 Save HKD 16.05 (3%)

China Master Tax Guide 2021 (14th Edition)
China Master Tax Guide 2021 (14th Edition)

List Price: HKD 1,680.00

HKD 1,629.60 Save HKD 50.40 (3%)

Applied Valuation in Hong Kong and Asia Capital Markets
Applied Valuation in Hong Kong and Asia Capital Markets

List Price: HKD 1,380.00

HKD 1,242.00 Save HKD 138.00 (10%)

Hong Kong Financial Reporting Standards for SMEs (2nd Edition)
Hong Kong Financial Reporting Standards for SMEs (2nd Edition)

List Price: HKD 1,500.00

HKD 1,350.00 Save HKD 150.00 (10%)

International Master Tax Guide 2022-23, 8th Edition (2 Volume set)
International Master Tax Guide 2022-23, 8th Edition (2 Volume set)

List Price: HKD 1,940.00

HKD 1,881.80 Save HKD 58.20 (3%)

Hong Kong GAAP: A Master Guide to Financial Reporting Standards 2021
Hong Kong GAAP: A Master Guide to Financial Reporting Standards 2021

List Price: HKD 1,500.00

HKD 1,455.00 Save HKD 45.00 (3%)

Hong Kong Company Law & Compliance Practical Toolkit (Basic Package)
Hong Kong Company Law & Compliance Practical Toolkit (Basic Package)
HKD 4,400.00
PwC Manual of Accounting IFRS 2021 Set
PwC Manual of Accounting IFRS 2021 Set

List Price: HKD 2,227.20

HKD 2,075.99 Save HKD 151.21 (7%)

Compliance and Company Secretarial Practice of Hong Kong Listed Companies
Compliance and Company Secretarial Practice of Hong Kong Listed Companies

List Price: HKD 1,270.00

HKD 1,231.90 Save HKD 38.10 (3%)

Ernst & Young's International GAAP 2021
Ernst & Young's International GAAP 2021

List Price: HKD 2,200.00

HKD 2,134.00 Save HKD 66.00 (3%)

CPA's Guide to Effective Engagement Letters (15th Edition)
CPA's Guide to Effective Engagement Letters (15th Edition)

List Price: HKD 2,870.00

HKD 2,783.90 Save HKD 86.10 (3%)

China Master GAAP Guide (11th Edition)
China Master GAAP Guide (11th Edition)

List Price: HKD 1,500.00

HKD 1,455.00 Save HKD 45.00 (3%)

Individual Income Tax Planning for Expatriates in China, 6th Edition
Individual Income Tax Planning for Expatriates in China, 6th Edition

List Price: HKD 1,280.00

HKD 640.00 Save HKD 640.00 (50%)

Wiley IFRS 2022: Interpretation and Application of IFRS Standards
Wiley IFRS 2022: Interpretation and Application of IFRS Standards

List Price: HKD 1,250.00

HKD 1,212.50 Save HKD 37.50 (3%)

Hong Kong Company Secretary Checklist
Hong Kong Company Secretary Checklist

List Price: HKD 1,380.00

HKD 1,338.60 Save HKD 41.40 (3%)

Wiley Practitioner's Guide to GAAP 2022: Interpretation and Application of Generally Accepted Accounting Principles
Wiley Practitioner's Guide to GAAP 2022: Interpretation and Application of Generally Accepted Accounting Principles

List Price: HKD 1,450.00

HKD 1,406.50 Save HKD 43.50 (3%)

Concise Guide: Compliance and Company Secretarial Practice of Hong Kong Private Companies (e-Book)
Concise Guide: Compliance and Company Secretarial Practice of Hong Kong Private Companies (e-Book)

List Price: HKD 1,910.00

HKD 1,852.70 Save HKD 57.30 (3%)